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What is Royal jelly?
Royal jelly is a thick milky substance that is highly nutritious in nature. It is a protein-rich excretion secreted by the hypopharyngeal glands of worker honey bees. The substance is involved in the development and growth of larva and queen honey bees. That is why it is also called “Bee spit” or “honey bee milk”. It is collected from individual queen bee cells from a honey beehive. This gelatinous substance is harvested when the larva is about four days old.
Composition of royal jelly
Royal jelly possess
- 60-70% water
- 12-15% proteins
- 10-16% sugar
- 3-6% fat
- 2-3% vitamins, salts, amino acids
However, the composition may vary depending upon the climate. It may contain some amount of polyphenols which are good antioxidants.
It is extracted in raw form from the hives and then processed to make several products. It is widely used in making certain medicines and beauty products.
Health benefits of Royal jelly
It is a superfood containing a range of essential nutrients. Being safe has a lot of health benefits:
Royal jelly is full of essential nutrients including a unique protein called “Royalactin”. Worker honey bees fed this royalactin-rich substance in large amounts to the developing female larva. It alters the genetic makeup of the selected larva and develops into a queen bee, which is double in size than a worker bee. A Queen bee gets mature in 5 days and lives a life of 5 to 6 years while a worker bee lives only 30 to 45 days. A queen bee then continues the generation and lays down 250,000 eggs in one season and 2000 eggs per day in peak season and it’s just because of the extremely high nutritional diet of the queen bee, Royal jelly. Due to this factor, it is assumed that royal jelly plays an important role in boosting fertility.
Greatly, it has been found effective in boosting fertility in both males and females. It has been proved via research that royal jelly increase estrogen in female ovaries, thus improves the growth of developing follicles. Same as queen bee, The use of royal jelly can make a female, a fertility queen with astonishing healthy eggs. In males, it has been proved that royal jelly increases sperm count, motility, and testosterone levels. Testosterone balance and enhanced sperm count enhance fertility rate in a short time.
Effective in Skincare treatments
Royal jelly is one of the popular ingredients utilized in skincare products. It helps to nourish and moisturize the skin instantly. Having good quantities of vitamin A, B, C, and E, it is good to fight with free radicals and give a natural glow. Amino acids and other nutrients enhance collagen production and reduce wrinkles on the skin. It is a must ingredient in natural anti-aging skincare products. Being not only the part of beauty creams, but it is also orally taken to boost a glow to the skin and youthfulness. It keeps the skin hydrated for a longer time and prevents environmental damage.
Controls cholesterol level
Royal jelly has been found to reduce LDL (bad cholesterol) in the human body. Recently research has been conducted on 40 men, which proved that administration of royal jelly for about 3 months remarkably reduced the levels of cholesterol. Reduction in the levels of cholesterol directly reduces the chances of high blood pressure and heart attack.
Royal jelly has been found to regulate the levels of sugar in the blood. Though it cannot be solely utilized to manage diabetes it has a profound effect on blood sugar regulation. Research is still being conducted to evaluate its functions regarding diabetic management.
Menopause and PMS symptoms management
Royal jelly is one of the essential ingredients used to make medicines to manage menopause symptoms in women. It is a superfood to boost energy levels and maintain health issues in girls with the pre-menstruation syndrome.
Antiviral and antibacterial properties
It possesses antibacterial properties which reduce the chance to be affected by both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It also reduces viral load in the body thus boosts immunity levels. It reduces inflammation in the body.
Royal jelly popular products
Royal jelly capsules
Royal jelly capsules are the pure product available in form of capsules on the Herbo Natural online store. The product has amazing benefits to enhance the fertility rate in men and women. It is also prescribed to boost skin health and immunity. By containing essential nutrients, it is useful to treat osteoporosis, diabetes, high cholesterol, skin acne problems, and menopause symptoms.
Momentum tablet is an amazing supplement that contains vitamins, minerals, ginseng, and royal jelly. It is prescribed to boost health, reduce fatigue, improving growth, and for many other health issues.
Royal jelly has no proven side effects yet. However, it should be used after consultation with a doctor or herbalist. Pregnant women and lactating mothers should consult with a doctor before use. Blood pressure, heart patients, diabetic patients, and patients with other health complications should consult before use.